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Halloween party recipes

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Throwing a Halloween party? Prepare to scare fellow ghouls with a frightfully good spread of savoury snacks, sweet treats and blood-curdling beverages.

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Try these Halloween party recipes, then check out our Halloween kids' recipes, Halloween snack recipes and easy Halloween recipes.

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  • Halloween slash cake served on a cake stand

    Halloween slash cake

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    What says 'Halloween party' more than this cake? Fondant icing, strawberry jam and red food colouring are the secrets behind the 'blood' topping and filling

  • Eyeball & hand fruit punch served in a bowl

    Halloween mocktail punch

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Serve this ghoulish fruit punch at a Halloween party for kids (or big kids). Stir the purple punch and lychee 'eyeballs' and frozen 'hands' will be revealed

  • Kiwi slime pies served on an oval plate

    Kiwi slime pies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Make these kiwi pies for a Halloween party and they'll go down a treat with kids and grown-ups alike. Green jelly and custard make a delicious 'slime' filling

  • A chopping board serving Halloween spider pizzas

    Halloween spider pizzas

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Whip up these fun pizzas for a Halloween party. There are plenty of ways to make the spiders on top – we’ve used olives and salami but peppers work well too

  • Eerie eyeball pops

    Eerie eyeball pops

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.31 ratings

    These spooky chocolate cake balls will be a hit with kids at Halloween - they can help decorate them too

  • Halloween gingerbread with ghosts and mummies

    Halloween gingerbread

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make a batch of gingerbread for your biscuit tin this Halloween. Pipe ghoulish ghosts and monstrous mummies for the icing topping for a suitably spooky theme

  • Haunting Halloween cocktail

    Haunting Halloween cocktail

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    These freaky black vodka and pomegranate cocktails are the perfect drink to get any Halloween party started in spooky style

  • Hooting Halloween owls

    Hooting Halloween owls

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.18 ratings

    Delicious and simple chocolate cup cakes to make with the kids at Halloween - real crowd-pleasers

  • Devilled eggs served on a board

    Halloween devilled eggs

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Soak these devilled eggs in food colourings to make Halloween nibbles that look fabulously ghoulish. They taste great with a seasoned mayonnaise filling

  • A selection of Halloween cookies

    Easy Halloween cookies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Get the kids excited for Halloween with these spooky bat and spider cookies. Complete with 'squashed flies' made from chocolate chips, they'll be a big hit

  • A selection of chocolate-covered Halloween pretzels

    Chocolate-covered Halloween pretzels

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Turn pretzels into a sweet, salty and spooky Halloween treat with some melted chocolate. You could also add coloured sprinkles for decoration, if you like

  • Spooky surprise truffles in a tin

    Spooky surprise truffles

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    This truffle roulette game is perfect for a Halloween party, as you can surprise guests with the fillings. They’re also fun to make with older children

  • Chocolate bat biscuits

    Chocolate bat biscuits

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.14 ratings

    Let a friendly bat perch on your glass of milk or cuppa this Halloween with these spooky biscuits - add vanilla buttercream for bourbons

  • Meringue ghosts on plates

    Meringue ghosts

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make a batch of ghoulish meringue ghosts for your next Halloween party. These cute mallowy meringues are delicious on their own or great for decorating bakes

  • Eyeball snot-tail

    Eyeball snot-tail

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    The jellied texture and edible eyeball in this slimy mocktail are dreadfully delicious - perfect Halloween party fare for kids

  • Healthy Halloween nachos served on a plate

    Healthy Halloween nachos

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Serve these healthy nachos with homemade sweetcorn salsa and fresh guacamole at a Halloween party – kids (and grown-ups!) will love the spooky bat shapes.

  • Zombie cocktail garnished with mint and cherries

    Zombie cocktail

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Blend white and dark rum with lime juice, pineapple juice and a splash of grenadine to make this ghoulish Halloween cocktail. Garnish with cherries and mint

  • Mini monster burgers on a wooden board

    Mini monster burgers

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Bring burgers to life with these mini monsters! Perfect for Halloween or a kids party, they're easy to make and lots of fun

  • Pavlova with berries, edible flowers and ghost meringues

    Halloween pavlova

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    The ultimate Halloween pavlova cake, sandwiched together with cream and topped with ghoulishly cute decorations. This showstopping bake is perfect for a party

  • Red candy apples

    Candy apples

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    Serve these easy candy apples at a summer fête, on Bonfire Night, Halloween at a kids' birthday party. Experiment with fun and vibrant colours

  • Two hands sharing a gory guts pizza tear 'n' share bread

    Gory guts pizza tear 'n' share bread

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Throw a Halloween party to remember with this gory tear 'n' share bread. Make a tomato sauce base and use the pizza fillings of your choice

  • Halloween cheeseboard with crackers, grapes and figs alongside

    Halloween cheeseboard with creepy crackers

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Pick a blue-veined cheese and a charcoal-coated one to serve with homemade crackers on this Halloween-themed cheeseboard

  • A range of skewered chocolate apples with different coatings

    Chocolate apples

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make these chocolate apples as a treat for a kids' party. Great for Bonfire Night or Halloween, cover in chopped nuts, sprinkles and honeycomb pieces

  • A plate serving Halloween piñata biscuits

    Halloween biscuits

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Bake our ghost-shaped piñata biscuits with the kids for a Halloween treat. They feature a surprise centre with popping candy to stir up some excitement

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